It started off as magazines and quickly became a collection. A collection that he cared so deeply for that as he progressed to internet porn, he began to save, organize, and label each of the 800 CDs that his mother hid from me.
If porn impacts trafficking and child abuse victims who aren’t actually seeking out porn, how much more might it be desensitizing someone who actually is?
Sex is so much more complicated than what you see on screen, and porn could never compare to or convey that reality. Watching porn can actually rob you of the best sexual experiences possible, and who wants that?
“Porn is a personal choice.” “Mind your own business, porn doesn’t hurt anyone.” “If you don’t like it, don’t watch it.” These are pretty common pro-porn arguments,…
This peer-reviewed study suggests that pornography may actually physically divide people instead of bonding them, namely those who are married.
“I feel like porn just ruins relationships and can ruin men’s/women’s self-esteem if their partner continues to watch it.”
At the very least, porn is something that usually makes consumers feel they’re doing something that doesn’t benefit their relationships. How’s that healthy?
Marathon sex, incest, gang bangs? Porn makes normal what is not possible or healthy in reality. Don’t buy the lies.
“Learning Sex from Porn is a Terrible Idea”: Jameela Jamil is Sounding the Alarm on Porn, and We’re Here for It Article
You may know her as Tahani from NBC’s “The Good Place,” but Jameela Jamil is becoming known for her body positivity advocacy, and now, for dropping the facts on how porn is anything but casual entertainment.
When I Asked My Partner to Stop Watching Porn, I was Secretly Struggling with the Same Thing Article
“After our first son was born, I found it in the search history again, I felt betrayed and sick to my stomach scrolling through descriptions of women that looked nothing like me.”
A study analyzing the comments of adolescent boys regularly consuming porn found many describing their habit to be like an addiction leading to withdrawal-like symptoms.
We believe it’s important for parents to talk with their kids about what porn is, and keep the conversation open, honest, and loving.